Upguard Incident: HCL Response

PUBLISHED DATE: May 22, 2019

In response to the May 20, 2019 story published on csoonline.com, “IT services giant HCL left employee passwords, other sensitive data exposed online”, HCL provides the following statement of clarification:

HCL Technologies takes data security extremely seriously. As soon as this incident was reported, HCL took immediate action to block the inadvertent access. Based on our investigation of this specific issue, we have determined that no sensitive employee or customer data was accessed, compromised or exposed in any way, per any applicable privacy regulations. We remain deeply committed to the values of trust and transparency that underpin our relationship with our employees and customers. If there is any further information relevant to this incident, we will provide an update.

For further details please contact:

Anne Coyle, US


Elka Ghudial, Europe


Devneeta Pahuja, India and APAC